Need another word that means the same as “text”? Find 24 synonyms and 30 related words for “text” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Text” are: school text, schoolbook, text edition, textbook, textual matter, book, work, printed work, narrative, words, wording, transcript, script, passage, extract, quotation, verse, line, theme, subject, topic, issue, point, motif
Text as a Noun
Definitions of "Text" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “text” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Written or printed words, typically forming a connected piece of work.
- A text message.
- A script or libretto.
- The main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations.
- A book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of its content rather than its physical form.
- A book prepared for use in schools or colleges.
- The main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.
- Fine, large handwriting, used especially for manuscripts.
- A passage from the Bible or other religious work, especially when used as the subject of a sermon.
- A written work chosen or set as a subject of study.
- Data in the form of words or alphabetic characters.
- A textbook.
- A piece of written or printed material regarded as conveying the authentic or primary form of a particular work.
- The words of something written.
- A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon.
- A subject or theme for a discussion or exposition.
Synonyms of "Text" as a noun (24 Words)
|book||A bookmaker s record of bets accepted and money paid out.|
The book of Isaiah.
|extract||A preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form.|
A shampoo with extract of camomile.
|issue||Supplies as food or clothing or ammunition issued by the government.|
He died without issue.
|line||A contour or outline considered as a feature of design or composition.|
I can t draw a straight line.
|motif||A leitmotif or figure.|
The colourful hand painted motifs which adorn narrowboats.
|narrative||The practice or art of telling stories.|
The dialogue and the narrative suffer from awkward syntax.
|passage||A narrow way allowing access between buildings or to different rooms within a building a passageway.|
He picked up the newspaper and read the passage again.
|point||The angular interval between two successive points of a compass i e one eighth of a right angle 11 15.|
It took her a long time to come to the point.
|printed work||A picture or design printed from an engraving.|
|quotation||A passage or expression that is quoted or cited.|
A great argument with much quotation of Darwin.
|school text||A large group of fish.|
|schoolbook||A textbook used in a school.|
|script||Writing using a particular alphabet.|
Her neat tidy script.
|subject||The subject matter of a conversation or discussion.|
Subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire.
|text edition||A passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon.|
|textbook||A book used as a standard work for the study of a particular subject.|
His economics textbook is in its tenth edition.
|textual matter||Having consequence.|
|theme||The first major constituent of a clause, indicating the subject matter, typically being the subject but optionally other constituents, as in ‘smitten he is not’.|
The first violin takes up the theme high up in its register.
|topic||Some situation or event that is thought about.|
It was a very sensitive topic.
|transcript||Something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech.|
He read a transcript of the interrogation.
|verse||Literature in metrical form.|
|wording||The manner in which something is expressed in words.|
The standard form of wording for a consent letter.
|words||The words that are spoken.|
I listened to his words very closely.
|work||A place where work is done.|
Extra costs caused by additional building works.
Usage Examples of "Text" as a noun
- The professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy.
- His economics textbook is in its tenth edition.
- A text which explores pain and grief.
- He took as his text the fact that Australia is paradise.
- An organic chemistry text.
- Pictures made the text easier to understand.
- He wants to reconstruct the original text.
- In some passages it is difficult to establish the original text.
- They handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech.
- Just give us a call or send us a text.
- The pictures are clear and relate well to the text.
- Stylistic features of journalistic text.
- The preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon.
- Too much concentration on set texts can turn pupils against reading.
- There were more than a thousand words of text.
Associations of "Text" (30 Words)
|alphabet||A character set that includes letters and is used to write a language.|
The first letter of the alphabet.
|annotate||Add notes to (a text or diagram) giving explanation or comment.|
He annotated on what his teacher had written.
|annotation||A comment or instruction (usually added.|
Annotation of prescribed texts.
|bibliography||A list of the books referred to in a scholarly work, typically printed as an appendix.|
A bibliography of his publications.
|decipher||Convert code into ordinary language.|
Visual signals help us decipher what is being communicated.
|descriptive||Describing or classifying in an objective and non-judgemental way.|
The text contains some good descriptive passages.
|dictation||Speech intended for reproduction in writing.|
He signed and mailed his dictation without bothering to read it.
|document||Support or accompany with documentation.|
The parents documented every step of their child s development.
|dramaturgy||The theory and practice of dramatic composition.|
Studies of Shakespeare s dramaturgy.
|hieroglyphic||Resembling hieroglyphic writing.|
Without the Rosetta Stone it is likely that Egyptian hieroglyphics would still be a mystery.
An indentured servant.
|indentation||The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion.|
An indentation for each change of speaker.
|inscription||Letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something.|
The inscription on her headstone.
|lexicographer||A compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language.|
|linguistic||Relating to language or linguistics.|
A child s linguistic ability.
|notation||A note or annotation.|
|palimpsest||Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.|
Sutton Place is a palimpsest of the taste of successive owners.
|paragraph||Write about in a paragraph.|
The concluding paragraph.
|quote||A passage or expression that is quoted or cited.|
He is quoted as 9 2 favourite to score the first goal of the match.
|record||Anything such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph providing permanent evidence of or information about past events.|
They recorded her singing.
|stenographer||A person whose job is to transcribe speech in shorthand.|
A court stenographer.
|subliminal||(of a stimulus or mental process) below the threshold of sensation or consciousness; perceived by or affecting someone’s mind without their being aware of it.|
|summarize||Give a summary (of.|
I will now summarize.
|transcribe||Rewrite or arrange a piece of music for an instrument or medium other than that originally intended.|
The anthropologist transcribed the sentences of the native informant.
|transcript||A written or printed version of material originally presented in another medium.|
You can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self addressed envelope to the station.
|transcription||A written or printed version of something; a transcript.|
They produced a complete transcription of the journals.
|transliterate||Rewrite in a different script.|
Names from one language are often transliterated into another.
|verbatim||Copied, quoted, or translated in exactly the same words as were used originally.|
Repeated their dialog verbatim.
|write||Underwrite an insurance policy.|
She writes code faster than anybody else.
A leather product with gold writing on it.